William Maxwell “I seemed to have no more choice about this than one has about the background of a dream. . . . A set of characters seized me, and ran off with me. My function was simply to record what they said and did, rather than shape the goings on.”
[talking about writing ‘Time Will Darken It’ to ‘The New Yorker’ magazine, September 8, 2008]
Read John Updike’s New Yorker article in full here. Click here for my review of Time Will Darken It.
‘Time will Darken It’ by William Maxwell [UK: Panther]
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